A study for a 67 year old man who takes Doxazosin Mesylate - from FDA reports


7,672 males aged 67 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 67 year old male patient who has Enlarged Prostate. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Jan, 10, 2019

7,672 males aged 67 (±5) who take Doxazosin Mesylate are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Doxazosin Mesylate for a 67-year old man.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 67
  • Gender: male
  • Conditions: Enlarged Prostate
  • Drugs taken:
    • Doxazosin Mesylate (doxazosin mesylate)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Abdominal pain upper
  2. Weakness
  3. Rash macular (small, flat red spots)
  4. Lip swelling
  5. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
  6. Eye pruritus (eye itching)
  7. Ocular hyperaemia (an abnormally large amount of blood in eye)
  8. Abdominal distension
  9. Constipation
  10. Pneumonia
1 - 6 months:
  1. Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  3. Drug ineffective
  4. Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen)
  5. Blood creatinine increased
  6. Chest pain
  7. Hoarseness or changing voice
  8. Weight increased
  9. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
  10. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
6 - 12 months:
  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  2. Oedema peripheral (superficial swelling)
  3. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  4. Weakness
  5. Atrial fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles)
  6. Diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  7. Asphyxia (a condition in which there is an extreme decrease in the concentration of oxygen in the body)
  8. Cardiac failure
  9. Breathing difficulty
  10. Prostate removal
1 - 2 years:
  1. Dizziness
  2. Atrial fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles)
  3. Fainting (loss of consciousness and postural tone)
  4. Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action)
  5. Acute kidney failure
  6. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
  7. Prostatic specific antigen increased
  8. Gastroduodenitis (an inflammation of the mucous membrane of the stomach and duodenum)
  9. Barrett's oesophagus (barrett's oesophagus is a disorder in which the lining of the oesophagus (the tube that carries food from the throat to the stomach) is damaged by stomach acid and changed to a lining similar to that of the stomach)
  10. High blood cholesterol
2 - 5 years:
  1. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  2. Atrial fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles)
  3. Dizziness
  4. Breathing difficulty
  5. Heart attack
  6. Coronary heart disease (narrowing or blockage of the coronary arteries)
  7. Respiratory acidosis (respiratory failure or ventilatory failure, causes the ph of blood and other bodily fluids to decrease)
  8. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus)
  9. Cardiac arrest
  10. Acute hepatic failure
5 - 10 years:
  1. Heart attack
  2. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  3. Rectosigmoid cancer stage iii (cancer that originates in the rectum and sigmoid colon spreads to lymph nodes)
  4. Fainting (loss of consciousness and postural tone)
  5. Dizziness
  6. Hip joint replacement
  7. Atherosclerosis (disorder of the arteries)
  8. Fall
  9. Cardiac disorder
  10. Metastatic carcinoma of the bladder (cancer types can spread to the bladder from other place)
10+ years:
  1. Renal tubular necrosis (death of kidney tubules)
  2. Abdominal pain
  3. Hypophagia (reduced food intake)
  4. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
  5. Urination - painful
  6. Urination - excessive at night
  7. Urinary retention (the inability to completely or partially empty the bladder)
  8. Pulmonary hypertension (increase in blood pressure in the lung artery)
  9. Fall
  10. Anuria (failure of the kidneys to produce urine)
not specified:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Weakness
  3. Dizziness
  4. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  5. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  6. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  7. Breathing difficulty
  8. Heart attack
  9. Chest pain
  10. Diarrhea

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. High Blood Cholesterol : 365 people, 4.76%
  2. Diabetes : 281 people, 3.66%
  3. Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles): 242 people, 3.15%
  4. Type 2 Diabetes : 230 people, 3.00%
  5. Preventive Health Care : 189 people, 2.46%
  6. Pain : 170 people, 2.22%
  7. Depression : 168 people, 2.19%
  8. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 128 people, 1.67%
  9. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 124 people, 1.62%
  10. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 118 people, 1.54%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Amlodipine (591 people, 7.70%)
  2. Aspirin (575 people, 7.49%)
  3. Atenolol (471 people, 6.14%)
  4. Lipitor (447 people, 5.83%)
  5. Simvastatin (382 people, 4.98%)
  6. Lisinopril (382 people, 4.98%)
  7. Lasix (379 people, 4.94%)
  8. Allopurinol (379 people, 4.94%)
  9. Metformin (371 people, 4.84%)
  10. Norvasc (369 people, 4.81%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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